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live from studio 3c in rockefeller center, this is news 4 new york. >> now at 11:00, grab your tickets. the winning powerball numbers were drawn seconds ago. we're going show them to you. dozens of dogs and cats discovered in one new jersey home. the sounds neighbors called chilling, and the sights our cameras captured. and two columbia university students killed on a volunteer mission in honduras. the video and information just coming in. first, news that is going to affect your morning commute. i'm chuck scarborough. >> and i'm sibila vargas. it's going to feel as cold as 4 degrees in parts of our area. storm team 4 meteorologist janice huff is tracking the temperatures. janice? >> the temperatures already down to 23 degrees in midtown. most areas are in the 20s. we've been in the 20s most of the day. the winds were a lot stronger earlier today. right now not quite as brisk. but it takes the least amount of
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down a few more ri mght now the winds are out of the west at 5 to 15 miles per hour. not that many gusts going on across the area. brings the windchills down to 4 above in monticello. it may feel as cold as zero later on. it feels like the teens elsewhere across the region that will be the case in the morning as well. teens, single digits north and west across the region around 5:00 a.m. it gets a little better as we go through the morning hours. temperatures are going to warm up tomorrow, but it's still going to feel cold, but not the brutal cold that we've seen for tonight across the region. it will continue to warm up going into friday. it will be in the 40s. not only are we tracking the temperature, also this band of snow moving out of cleveland towards pittsburgh might touch parts of the tri-state area in the morning. we'll talk more than and the storms that are going to 457 this weekend too in just a few minutes. back to you. >> all right, janice. you can track the temperatures and any alerts you need to know about for our morning alert. the news 4 logo, select the weather tab and you'll find everything you need to know there.
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just drawn for the record $1.5 billion powerball jackpot. they are 8, 27, 34, 4, 19, and the powerball is 10. now remember this video? we went to watch the drawing with workers in englewood cliffs who thought they hit big in the last drawing, only to learn there were no winners then. this got a lot of attention online. news 4's natalie pasquarella is back there tonight with reaction to tonight's drawing. >> reporter: you can hear the excitement in here. workers here, all the staff, they are checking their tickets very closely, hoping for a much different outcome than just a couple of days ago. when they were really sure they were millionaires. so sure, some of them even walked out on the job. cheers, hugs, and high-fives all around when employees at grusini restaurant thought they had
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>> before we hit, i mean, we did hit, it was pandemonium. >> reporter: bartender charles can recite the numbers still four days later. >> 2, 11, 47. >> reporter: the problem, he says the friend who called him with saturday's powerball numbers had them all wrong. >> sent me wednesday's numbers. in other words, when he went on the powerball website, they hadn't refreshed it. you can imagine what everybody felt like. it was pretty sad, pretty tough. >> reporter: somehow, one of the 105 tickets from their office pool ended up matching last wednesday's numbers. valet employee diego moreno purchased all the tickets, some numbers given to him, others chosen at random. he said he is not sure if someone possibly gave him wednesday's numbers to play after the fact. but he was should sure they had won at first that -- >> i heard you quit your job. >> yeah, i tell everybody i
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all back here working with double the number of tickets and their tv on to watch for themselves. so if you don't win -- >> hopefully nobody else will and we'll get another try. >> reporter: okay. so i just checked with the general manager. no big winner just yet. but this is a close-up, a copy of all the tickets they have to go through. that's 210 tickets here. so i'm guessing they're going to be double-checking those. for now reporting like in inglewood cliffs, i'm natalie pasquarella for news 4 new york. >> thank you. we all want to know if there is a win their time. and we're going to stay on top of this for you. as soon as we hear something, you will know about it. new at 11:00, some sad news out of central america involving two students from columbia university. two young women died in a bus crash in honduras today, just as they were about to head home from a volunteer mission. officials say the bus veered off a highway and landed in a ravine. at least 260 feet below. one of the students has been
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sophomore olivia ehrhardt. and twe do not know the other student's identity. an american health care worker was also killed. a honduran hospital said 12 more american passengers were hurt. according to a statement from columbia, the bus was also carrying students from barnard. it's not clear if those students were injured. the group global crusades has issued a statement, quote, our heartfelt sympathies go out to all of those affected any tragedy. this is a close look at where it happened, just east of the nation's capital tegucigalpa in an area called valle de angeles. they were taking the students to the airport where they were supposed to catch a flight back to the u.s. columbia university is sending medical and support personnel to honduras now to provide additional assistance. we have new images of dozens of cats and dogs rescued from a squalid new jersey home today. neighbors say they heard their cries for months.
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that home where they were forced to live. news 4's checkey beckford is at a shelter in cliffside park where the animals are being treated. checkey? >> reporter: that's right, chuck. and despite that squalor that you mentioned, the animals are actually doing well. well got a chance to hang out with some of the 17 puppies that were rescued from the home. it took all my restraint tonight to not scoop them up and take them home with me. but tonight they're bedding down at the bergen county protect and rescue mission, along with three other shelters in the area for the first time in clean and sanitary conditions. [ whining ] >> 17 playful puppies now safe and sound at bergen county protect and rescue. >> they're not used to human touch. >> reporter: while they are tiny, many of them labrador pups, it's no small feat rehabilitating this many dogs. >> one of the largest ones we have ever done. >> reporter: despite the condition they were found in,
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they've already been fed and given a flea bath. a far cry from where their journey started wednesday afternoon. as they were rescued two at a time from a north bergen home. this is the filth north jersey animal control officers say five cats and 49 dogs were living in. >> one word i always said to my family and my friends. it was chilling. when they all started barking at once, it was chilling. >> reporter: carol someone of the neighbors who reported the house on hillcrest place, and she says this has been going on since at least last summer. >> the stench has been just progressively getting worse. >> reporter: the odor caused in part by the 11 dead cats and one dead dog officers brought out in plastic bags from the home. >> just lying there. it was terrible. >> reporter: officers found the animals after the home's resident juan perez failed to show up to court for a health violation. tonight they're still looking for perez, who neighbors say took off friday, leaving the
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and as you can imagine, all of those animals need homes tonight. if you want more information about possibly adopting them, you can look on our website at meanwhile, juan perez, the man still on the run from police tonight, if caught and convicted of animal cruelty, he could spend as many as two years in jail. in cliffside park, checkey beckford, news 4 new york. >> thank you. and new at 11:00, we're getting a good look at a man accused of grabbing a teen at knifepoint and threatening to rape her. police released this video tonight, hoping that you can help get this man off the streets. as you can see, it is very clear. brynn gingras is in east new york right now. brynn, that video appears to show exactly how this all happened. >> reporter: oh, yes, sibila. that video is really, really clear. and that's what detectives are really hoping for, that someone will recognize him. and they're learning a lot about that suspect because of that video, including the fact that he stalked another woman. and had she not gotten on the j train, she could have been the next victim. instead he preyed on a
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the cameras don't lie. police say this is the man who tried to abduct and sexual assault a 13-year-old brooklyn girl. he allegedly showed the teen a knife and told her if she screamed, he could slice her face. >> i have never seen him. >> reporter: residents tonight were taking a good look at his face. >> i've live here 19, almost 20 years. i've never -- this never happen here. >> reporter: according to police, their suspect, a man in his 30s to 40s with facial hair had his eye on another girl. authorities watched footage showing him follow the teen victim. he turned around to trail another girl. but when she got on the subway, he went back. an that's when he grabbed the 13-year-old. news 4 talked exclusively to that teen's friend shortly after it happened tuesday morning. >> i came downstairs, and i saw her running. and she was crying. and i asked what happened. and she said oh, somebody tried to take me. >> luckily, the suspect got away
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residents are stunned that this happened on such a residential and well patrolled street. >> the cops are very good here. i don't know how the heck they, you know, this happened. but i hope they catch him. >> and as sibila mentioned, that video is great, crystal clear. authorities are hoping he will be recognized. plus a $2500 reward is what will bring him. in live in east new york, brynn gingras, news 4 new york. >> brynn, thank you. new tonight, the fifth and final suspect in the alleged gang rape of a brooklyn teenager pleaded not guilty before a judge this evening. prosecutors say the 17-year-old participated in the rape of an 18-year-old girl in osborne park last thursday. two teens claim that sex was consensual. but police say strong evidence leads them to believe there was an assault there. police are looking for video evidence on three cell phones taken from the boys. defense lawyer says at least one of the suspects shot video of the incident. police are also waiting for a dna evidence due some time next week. and police are questioning three people tonight in
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shooting that heleft one teen dead and another injured. gunfire erupted this afternoon near livonia and pennsylvania avenues. an 18-year-old man was struck in the head and died. the other teen was hit in the arm. he is in the hospital tonight and is expected to be okay. police have recovered a weapon at the scene. the giants have a new head coach, this after the resignation of tom coughlin. bruce beck is here with the big news. bruce, who is he? >> sibila, the coach in waiting is waiting no longer. ben mcadoo will be named the new head coach of the football giants. he was the team's offensive coordinator the past two seasons and now takes over for tom coughlin, running the show for big blue. mcadoo was a leading contender for the job from the get-go. that's because he has a great relationship with franchise relationship with eli manning who has thrived under mcadoo's watch.
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two years. the 38-year-old pennsylvania native becomes just the fifth different head coach of the giants since 1990. the agreement between the giants and mcadoo was expedited after hue jackson signed today with the cleveland browns. mcadoo flirted with the philadelphia eagles and interviewed with the giants' archrivals last week, but there is no question this is where he wanted to be, and this is the most sensible decision by big blue after three consecutive losing seasons. it's not a flashy choice, but it is a solid choice. eli manning and odell beckham jr. will be happy. and it shows stability, something the giants organization preaches. mcadoo has the unenviable task of replacing a coaching legend. but he has a great chance to write his own for one of the nfl's most hallowed franchises.
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chuck and sibila? >> all right, bruce, thank you. coming up, an uber driver accused of refusing to pick up a woman in labor. and that's just part of it. remember this? a limo burst into flames, killing members of a wedding party. the recall tonight involving that vehicle. and oil prices have plunged. so why are you still getting hit with the fuel surcharges every time you travel? when news 4 investigates uncovered about the fees you're paying. and if you ride the l train, you better listen up. the shutdown that is going to impact your ride not for weeks, not months, but years. we'll fill you in, next. you can't predict the market. but through good times and bad... t. rowe price... ...we've helped our investors stay confident for over 75 years. call us or your advisor. t. rowe price.
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they are 8, 27, 34, 4, 19, and the powerball is 10. the jackpot a record $1.5 billion. good luck to you. well, ten american sailers detained by iran are now free and safe at an undisclosed location in the persian gulf. yesterday their two small naval boats drifted into iranian waters. the nine men and one woman are undergoing the same physical and mental health exam given to returning p.o.w.s and hostages. secretary of state john kerry led the effort to release the group by personally negotiating with iran's foreign minister. specialty car manufacturers recalling the limousine model involved in a fire that killed five nurses on a california bridge. accubuilt recalled one thousand of the limos made between 1998 and 2005 to fix a rubbing drive of fire. this 2013 fire occurred on a san francisco area bridge while a nurse was celebrating her recent wedding with a group of friends. she was among the five killed.
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limo and the limo driver survived. pick her this. you or your significant other go into labor. so you call uber for a ride to the hospital. when the driver arrives, he denies you service. according to the website, that actually happened to a manhattan man and his pregnant wife. they say the driver refused to let her into his car because he thought she might throw up. not only, that he allegedly charged the couple $13 for, quote, lost time. in a statement uber said denying service to any passenger is unacceptable. incidentally, we're told that the woman did eventually make to it the hospital on time. well, a major economic blow to connecticut today. general electric announced its moving its headquarters out of fairfield. the chairman of ge says the company will relocate to boston, noting the city's tech talent. several states have tried to lure the company after it deemed new taxes in connecticut unfriendly to businesses. ge will sell its fairfield headquarters and move about 800 jobs to boston. oil prices have been
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now but some companies are still hitting customers with fuel surcharges. so tonight 4 investigates why. with gas prices under 2 bucks a gallon in the city, many want to know why shipping a package still requires a fuel surcharge. well, 4 investigates found out that fed ex, ups, and dhl have all lowered the percentage they charge. as for the yellow cabs, they have a built-in 5% per ride fuel surcharge that hasn't gotten any lower. the tlc says that's meant to help drivers who have to shoulder the costs of less fuel efficient vehicles. the mta is downplaying reports that the l train might be shut down between manhattan and brooklyn for as listening as three years. it's one of several options the transit authority is considering to repair the tube which was flooded with saltwater during sandy. shutting down the tube could impact as many as 300,000 ride areas day. just hours from now, the first shop to be ready for
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will open its doors more than a year after that hub opened, irving farm coffee roasters will start serving at 7:00 a.m. on how the hub had been losing revenue with none of the promised shops up and rung. developers blame the long delays on its troubles getting permits and issues with utilities. well, talk about the commute. hopefully you have some heat in your car because you're going to need it. >> absolutely. and in the morning too. we're still in the frigid arctic air mass that is overhead. the winds have died down a bit. but it's still plenty cold out. and we're tracking that and a couple storms this weekend. it may be a little bit of snow in the morning for some of you. a lot going on. a look outside shows quiet conditions, though, quiet and cold in midtown, our view from the top of the rock camera. temperatures are in the 20s. it feels like the teens at least in midtown. it feels colder in the outlying areas. 23 versus 17. you dress for the windchill certainly. and even though the winds are intense, it still puts a bite to the air, even with the slightest breeze. keep that in mind even for
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it will be a bit milder tomorrow. the temperatures are slowly going to warm up a little bit. above freezing tomorrow. and into the 40s on friday and saturday. but we're watching the weekend. because a couple of storm systems are coming our way, one that may be significant, although it's still too early. the weaker storm is the first one. that's friday night into vatican morning. it's mainly going to be rain. especially along the coast. but as you go farther inland where it's a little colder, you'll start to get a mix. even farther in interior state pennsylvania, it looks like snow there that's a weak storm. it moves out saturday morning. and then it's dry until sunday night there is a potential for a strong nor'easter in the maps. significant snowfall. it's still too early to track it. it hasn't formed yet. still a lot of fine-tuning left to do. you'll have to keep following us for the latest. temperatures out here in the 20s tonight. teens north and west in monticello and newburgh. 23 in morristown. and with that breeze blowing, it feels like the single digits and teens. already feels like a temperature
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in danbury, with teens across long island and at the jersey shore. we're tracking a upper-level disturbance now moving through land and pittsburgh with some light snow. that may bring a few snowshowers and maybe a dusting of snow in areas north and west in the morning. maybe a few flurries in the city as well. but the sun will be out in the afternoon. just remember the windchills are going to be blustery. and this weekend is going to be a little bit of a miss, not the entire weekend. saturday morning, and then again on sunday night. depending on the track of the storm. sunday is the one that we're most concerned with right now in terms of what might happen. still a few days away. 39 tomorrow. 40s on friday and saturday. and then sunday turning cold again. another arctic blast on martin luther king day with highs only in the 20s. >> what's the news? is a winner there is a winner. >> there is a winner. at least one that we know. >> california lottery is reporting that one winning ticket has been sold in chino hills. we know of at least one winner
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the verizon fios sports desk is brought to you by verizon fios. leave slow internet behind. get fios. >> ben mcadoo, it's your team now. the giants promoted their offensive coordinator to replace tom coughlin as head coach. mcadoo interviewed for the job last week and also met with the rival eagles. takes over a team that has missed the play-offs four straight years. mcadoo is 38, with no head coaching experience. he hails from the small burrow of pennsylvania. he has been an assistant coach in the nfl since 2004 and was aaron rodger's quarterbacks coach in green bay. more importantly, he helped eli manning flourish the past two seasons with big blue. although the team struggled mightily in the red zone. i asked eli about his
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week on breakup day. >> great respect for coach mcadoo and the whole offensive staff. they've done good things, you know. and i feel very comfortable. i think we have worked well. i felt great this year about what we were able to do offensively. scored a lot of point, moved the ball well. and i have great respect for all our coaches. >> in the nba, it was rivalry night at barclay center in brooklyn. the red hot knicks visiting the slumping nets. carmelo anthony sat this one out with a sprained ankle. but derrick williams picked up the slack, tying his career high with 31 off the bench, including this thunderous dunk off the sweet between the legs pass from langston galloway. it was tied at 92 late in the fourth. and it was the nets making the huge shots down the stretch. thaddeus young, joe johnson and brook lopez all hitting big buckets as the nets snap a ten-game home court losing
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on the college hard wood, st. johns gunned for their first big east of the season against georgetown. but it was all hoyas from the get-go. smith rivera was a one-man wrecking crew, pouring in a record high 33 points as georgetown cruises 93-73. chris mullens' johnnys dropped their eighth straight. rutgers went for their first big ten win tonight. and what a first half for freshman cory sanders who knocked down four triples in the opening 20 minutes as the scarlet knights led ohio state by two at the break. but the buckeyes doubled up rutgers after halftime. aj harris goes up top to mark loving. jeridled rutgers has dropped five straight. ben mcadoo is the man of the hour. the official announcement tomorrow or friday. coach.
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>> yes, solid. >> and we wish him well.
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